A sculptural/musical interpretation of the distance which divides my youth from adulthood. Here, this journey is presented through the linear elevation profile of the terrain which fills that divide.
Images from the wedding of a friend and fellow Art Academy graduate: Jackie Bishop. Her work can be viewed HERE
BFA Thesis Exhibition
This body of work began with a song about sediments. I have been captivated by earth processes my entire life, so it is of little surprise that, for me, stacks of words are fluidly transposed as layers of stone.
Part of Coordinance BFA Thesis Exhibition. Topographic charcoal powder drawings on Lennox paper. Generated using Petrosyllabic Resonator and an original piece of music.
Part of Coordinance BFA Thesis Exhibition. Scaled topographic model of the river valley, floodplain, and flanking hills of my home. In aggregate, the troughs and valleys of the hand-bent steel are reminiscent of the nervous lines drawn across an oscilloscope.
Part of Coordinance BFA Thesis Exhibition. Generates landscapes using shuffled + reconstituted snippets of my spoken memories.
First attempt at building a cymatic device from an old speaker. Charcoal powder drawing made by layering live sounds from a guitar through a loop pedal.
This piece relates the compression of time into stratified rock layers to the compression of time in a photograph/series of photographs.
Images from the wedding of friend and fellow artist Bri Bowers. Her work can be viewed HERE
Three series of images and a large photo transfer onto fragmented stone which explore the relationship of man to the earth, and the idea of being "organic architecture."
Promotional Video and Images for the Columbus, OH musician Jen Miller. Listen to her music HERE
A life-size faux anthropocene fossil created via photo transfer onto 17 hand-excavated fragments of slate.
A series of portraits of friends and family. 4x5 view camera contact prints.
A series of images which explores the feeling of being swallowed/coated in earth. Photographed on the banks of Salt Creek outside Laurelville, OH.
A series of images that explores immersion & refraction. Photographed in the shallows of Salt Creek outside Laurelville, OH.
A series of observational images created to document one pair of yarn bombers who participated in the Operation Bomb Central event organized by Artworks Cincinnati.
This series of medium format images envisions the body as a tree form.
A music video for "The Ballad of Love and Hate" by the Avett Brothers.
This piece is a reinterpretation of stray words heard and recorded while sitting in a public park for three hours.
Fulfillment of the "Anti-Self Portrait" assignment for Creative Processes at the Art Academy of Cincinnati. Collaged image of my grandfather composed of 400 distinct images of my youth, tiled over 100,000 times.
Promotional image for the band Mays Gone.
A series of stereographic panoramas of notable locations in my hometown.
Digital layering of three images to create a dialogue between multiple distinct moments. Portrait of mother and son.